m.phys.orgEvolution is getting a rethink after scientists take a closer look at Earth's first animalsWhen did animals originate? In research published in the journal Palaeontology, we show that this question is answered by Cambrian period fossils of a frond-like sea creature called Stromatoveris psygmoglena.2
m.phys.orgStudy shows global forest loss over past 35 years has been more than offset by new forest growthA team of researchers from the University of Maryland, the State University of New York and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has found that new global tree growth over the past 35 years has more than ...
m.phys.orgScientists discover intricacies of serotonin receptor crucial for better therapeuticsSerotonin, known as the "happiness" neurotransmitter, is a chemical found in the body responsible for feelings of well-being. But serotonin isn't the only chemical that binds to the 13 serotonin receptors ...1
m.phys.orgClosest planet ever discovered outside solar system could be habitable with a dayside oceanIn August of 2016, astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) confirmed the existence of an Earth-like planet around Proxima Centauri – the closest star to our solar system. In addition, ...1
m.phys.orgNew solar cells offer you the chance to print out solar panels and stick them on your roofAustralia's first commercial installation of printed solar cells, made using specialised semiconducting inks and printed using a conventional reel-to-reel printer, has been installed on a factory roof ...1